The Canadian Press

1998-06-30 | Westray

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Families of the 26 men killed in the Westray mine explosion say they are devastated. Six years after the Nova Scotia mine blew up, prosecutors decided to stay manslaughter and criminal negligence case against two former mine managers. Canadian Press reporter Steve Lambert had the story.

Date: 1998-06-30
Placeline: Stellarton, NS, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 40 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << how can you sit how did you read the anger and frustration was evident as parallel confronting the prosecutors at the news conference bell lost her son in the disaster and she and other family members believe it was caused by unsafe conditions underground bell's daughter in law Coleen says she's not giving up I've been fighting for six years and I think this is probably end of mine and I can't do it anymore so somebody else was going to have to do what the prosecutors say there is conflicting evidence as to what caused the explosion some of the relatives have one final click that left a lawsuit for compensation from the province Steve Wynn Stellarton Nova Scotia >>

Clip ID: 19980630CNCP02